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Sleep v.s. Meditation

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Question from Kailash: Hello divine yogis. I have a problem with being awake when I try to practice my sadhana past the midnight hour. At times I end up sleeping, or even when I force myself to remain awake, it isn’t as effective as it should be. What pains me is that I’m losing the most precious hours to sleep instead of being…

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Patience and Kindness

hriman

Question from Ray: Hello! I have a neighbor who is very loud and disturbs my peace. I can’t enter or leave the house without her talking to me, yelling things and being intrusive, although I’ve set boundaries. I’ve told her to keep it down, but she does not get it. It is very annoying. Since I live directly next to her, I can’t…

Finding Happiness: The Movie

Filmed on location at the Ananda communities in California, Italy and India, the fictional Juliet meets real people who not only answer her questions, but welcome her to a reality she had never imagined.

In Memoriam: Timothy Kretzmann

Posted August 23, 2012  My heart breaks as I update this online book to say that Tim Kretzmann, my dear husband for 34 years, and beloved father of our 3 grown children, died of cancer on August 6th of this year. So much that I have written here about spiritualizing family life…and it all remains true…But what was largely left unsaid…

Superconscious Living Exercises

The Six Exercises 1) Walk vigorously in place before meditating. Affirm, I am awake and ready!  I am awake and ready! 2) Extend your arms vigorously out to the side, then in front, then high above the head, affirming, “I am positive! energetic! enthusiastic!” a) Begin with your hands at the chest, flinging your arms out to the side with…

What is God?

A children’s picture book about the chakras and the eight aspects of God. This document may take a moment to load. Note – you can go to full screen, or download and print, by using the buttons on the bottom tool bar. Prasanna Hankins is a mother of two children, and she serves as practitioner of Paramhansa Yogananda’s energy healing…

Awaken to Superconsciousness

Awaken to Superconsciousness

Hardcover: A fresh, revolutionary approach to finding inner peace and expansive joy. Learn how to purposely enter states of raised consciousness and enlightenment.

Through Many Lives

Through Many Lives

A captivating time-travel adventure, based on the revolutionary “cycles of time” or “yuga” theory propounded by Paramhansa Yogananda and Sri Yukteswar.

Living Wisely

Living Wisely, Living Well

Learn the art of spiritual living, and discover hundreds of techniques for self-improvement.

Flower Essences for Animals

Flower Essences for Animals

This treasury of holistic pet care wisdom honors our animal friends by enhancing the quality of their lives through natural remedies.

How to Achieve Glowing Health and Vitality

How to Achieve Glowing Health and Vitality

Practical, wide-ranging, and fascinating suggestions on how to have more energy and to live a radiantly healthy life. The principles in this book promote physical health and all-round well-being, mental clarity, and ease and inspiration in your spiritual life.

The Pilgrim's Italy: A Travel Guide to the Saints

The Pilgrim’s Italy: A Travel Guide to the Saints

Explore the spiritual side of Italy with this book as your comprehensive guide. Whether you are a novice or a well-traveled pilgrim, this unique guidebook offers all that is needed to visit profound pilgrimage sites, meditate on the lives of the saints, and experience their blessings.

The Pilgrim's France: A Travel Guide to the Saints

The Pilgrim’s France: A Travel Guide to the Saints

While France is known for the romantic grandeur of Paris, beautiful chateaus, lush vineyards and gourmet cuisine, it also offers an exceptional opportunity for those seeking more meaningful travel experiences at its many inspiring spiritual shrines.

A Fight For Religious Freedom

A Fight For Religious Freedom

The compelling story of a groundbreaking, 12-year legal battle launched against the smaller Ananda Church by the established and wealthy Self-Realization Fellowship—both followers of spiritual master, Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the classic Autobiography of a Yogi.

A Renunciate Order for the New Age

A Renunciate Order for the New Age

This book launches a new era for people everywhere who want to declare their devotion to high, spiritual ideals.

How to Have Courage

How to Have Courage, Calmness, and Confidence

If you are facing challenges in your life right now, know that you have within you all that you need to rise to meet them, and to deal with them in the best way.

The Yugas

The Yugas

With far-reaching changes happening on virtually a daily basis, many are wondering if we are due for a world-changing global shift, and what the future holds for mankind.

Religion in the New Age

Religion in the New Age

That we live in a “New Age” seems an incontestable fact. Come explore the many evolutionary qualities that are even now, influencing our lives.